In the meantime, he has covered games for
newspapers, written essays about the sports, and authored
books about basketball titled No Harm No
Foul/Referees are People Too; Basket Cases; Gym Rats;
Shooting Stars; and Whistle Blowers. He also has
co-written two other books, Damon-Living a Dream and
Damon-Beyond the Glory, with basketball legend Damon
Some of his most popular books are about travel
in Indiana and make great gifts for men. Among them are Backroads
Indiana; Borderline Indiana; U.S. 50: From Washington to
St. Louis; Indiana General Stores/Vanishing Landmarks;
Main Street Diners/Where Hoosiers Start The Day;
Indiana at Random; and Winding are the Roads.
Others are about life in Southern Indiana from the 1930s
and 1950s, the newest of those,
The 1930s and 1940s, Pain and Pleasure.
Trogdon retired as managing editor of
The Indianapolis News in 1992 after a 38-year career
that began as a reporter for the Logansport
Trogdon continues to write books and
other publications that make great gifts for all ages.